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Delayed allergic reaction to bee sting

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bee sting allergy: Venom does not cause a delayed reaction, it causes an immediate reaction. What you have is undoubtedly an infection. Whether it is an infection that r... Read More
Dr. David Shulan
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: Allergic reactions usually occur within minutes to an hour after a sting rarely the reaction can occur as long as 24 hours after a sting. Infections a... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: If you feel you still need it, but don't exceed recommended daily dose for diphenhydramine from all sources (300 mg /day), depends on the reaction too... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Yes: BUT note that pepcid is just another old wive's tale. EMT people believe it helps certain allergic reactions. THEY ARE WRONG. No harm but no help. Ben... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Venom anaphylaxis : If you had an immediate reaction other than at the site of the sting such as hives, breathing, consciousness, blood pressure, gastrointestinal, or hea... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Insect sting allergy: In case of anaphylaxis reaction to insect sting, you should have the diagnosis confirmed by either blood or skin testing to the suspected insects. Pre... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Vegh
Allergy and Immunology 38 years experience
Yes, differ manifest: Immediate reactions, ige antibody mediated, are the ones associate with dangerous anaphylaxis (airway obstruction, blood pressure drop, wheezing , hiv... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It could start: Immediately after the sting.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 42 years experience
Papain: Mix vinegar, baking soda, and meat tenderizer into a paste. Meat tenderizer contains an enzyme called papain that can break down toxins in bee venom.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bee sting : Bee stings allergies can vary from being life-threatening to mild skin redness. More details are needed to respond to your concern. Please contact a d... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Allergic reaction: Symptoms of allergic reaction to a bee sting include swelling at site of sting, hives, swelling of lips, tongue and face, wheeze or difficulty breathi... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
bee sting allergy: Antihistamines may not be enough but have them anyway as well as zantac 2 tabs . Is there no epi pen in the whole country? Discuss with an allergist... Read More

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